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Magee, Bryan

Overview
Works: 219 works in 1,167 publications in 18 languages and 20,325 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Introductions  Records and correspondence  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Producer, Interviewer, Host, Interviewee, Other, Editor, Compiler, Creator
Classifications: B74, 190
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bryan Magee
The story of philosophy by Bryan Magee( Book )

72 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 2,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The essential guide to the history of western philosophy."
The philosophy of Schopenhauer by Bryan Magee( Book )

70 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A systematic exposition of Schopenhauer's thought and a critical discussion of the problems to which it gives rise and its influence on a wide ranger of thinkers and artists
Aspects of Wagner by Bryan Magee( Book )

40 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zes essays over het werk van de Duitse componist Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
The great philosophers : an introduction to Western philosophy by Bryan Magee( Book )

39 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and Turkish and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author interviews modern philosophers and writers such as Martha Nussbaum and Peter Singer on the major figures in the history of Western philosophy, from Plato and Aristotle to Russell and Wittgenstein
Men of ideas by Bryan Magee( Book )

18 editions published between 1978 and 1995 in 6 languages and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen dialogues drawn from the highly acclaimed BBC series review the tenets and theories of moral philosophy, political philosophy, the philosophy of language, and the philosophy of science
The Tristan chord : Wagner and philosophy by Bryan Magee( Book )

36 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Richard Wagner's wildly enthusiastic devotees have ranged from the most subtle and intelligent minds (Marcel Proust) to the most crudely brutal (Adolf Hitler). The enduring fascination of his works arises not only from his singular fusion of musical innovation and theatrical daring, but also from his largely overlooked engagement with the boldest investigations of modern philosophy."
Modern British philosophy by Bryan Magee( Book )

50 editions published between 1971 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dialogue, combining informality with elements of drama, has been a favored form with philosophers since Plato; it lays bare the discussion, argument, and criticism which are part of the very subject-matter of philosophy. In this book some of the most distinguished philosophers in present-day Britain carry on the best traditions of the form. A.J. Ayer, Karl Popper, Gilbert Ryle and Peter Strawson, in dialogue with Bryan Magee, give authoritative introductions to their own work, even to the extent of saying what they think has been wrong with it
Popper by Bryan Magee( Book )

80 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in 7 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1974. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Karl Popper by Bryan Magee( Book )

27 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new radicalism by Bryan Magee( Book )

19 editions published between 1962 and 1965 in English and German and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One in twenty; a study of homosexuality in men and women by Bryan Magee( Book )

30 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mais au-delà des questions légales, variables suivant les époques et suivant les pays, "Un sur vingt" constitue une étude sociologique, psychologique et morale qui dépasse de beaucoup le point de départ de l'enquête. Premier examen d'ensemble de l'homosexualité masculine et féminine, dans ses considérations sociologiques concrètes, sans recherche du scandale et sans préjugés moraux, "Un sur vingt" est un événement essentiel dans la constitution d'une morale moderne
Philosophy and the real world : an introduction to Karl Popper by Bryan Magee( Book )

18 editions published between 1973 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vindications : essays on romantic music by Deryck Cooke( Book )

8 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The democratic revolution by Bryan Magee( Book )

21 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in 3 languages and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of thought by Bryan Magee( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men of ideas : some creators of contemporary philosophy : [dialogues between] Bryan Magee [and] Isaiah Berlin ... [et al.] by Bryan Magee( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men of ideas : some creators of contemporary philosophy by Bryan Magee( Book )

42 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen dialogues drawn from the highly acclaimed BBC series review the tenets and theories of moral philosophy, political philosophy, the philosophy of language and the philosophy of science
Ultimate questions by Bryan Magee( Book )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Talking philosophy : dialogues with fifteen leading philosophers by Bryan Magee( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a highly successful BBC television series, this book presents fifteen dialogues between author and broadcaster Bryan Magee and some of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century. Isaiah Berlin considers the fundamental question, "What is philosophy?," A.J. Ayer reviews logical positivism, and Iris Murdoch talks about the relation between philosophy and literature. Moral philosophy, political philosophy, the philosophy of language, and the philosophy of science are all treated in depth by the thinkers who have shaped these fields--including Noam Chomsky, W.V.O. Quine, and Herbert Marcuse. Written in an informal, conversational style, even the most difficult philosophical ideas are made accessible to the general reader
Bryan Magee talks to Martha Nussbaum about Aristotle by Bryan Magee( Visual )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, a far-reaching philosophical ideas of Plato's star pupil are examined by Martha Nussbaum. Aristotle overcomes Plato's dualism of the intelligence and sensible worlds with his principle of the separate nature of eternal matter and form. The principles of potentiality and actuality are examined along with Aristotle's theory of the four causes - material, formal, efficient and final-which account for changes in all things
 
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The story of philosophy
Alternative Names
Bryan Magee britischer Politiker

Bryan Magee British politician

Bryan Magee Brits filosoof

Bryan Magee personnalité politique britannique

Magee, Bryan

Magee, Bryan Edgar 1930-

Magī, Brāyān

Magī, Brāyān, 1930-

Magī, Brāyin

Magī, Brāyin, 1930-

Magī, Buraian

Magī, Buraian, 1930-

Maiji, Bulai'en

Maiji, Bulai'en, 1930-

Maiqi, Bulai'an

Maiqi, Bulai'an, 1930-

Maji, Bulai'en

Maji, Bulai'en, 1930-

Maqi, Boli'an

Maqi, Boli'an, 1930-

Mazhi, Bulaian

Mazhi, Bulaian, 1930-

Megi, Braiens 1930-

Megi, Briyan

Megi, Briyan, 1930-

מאגי, בריאן, 1930-

מגי, בריאן

מגי, בריאן. מרקס, רינה. זולטי, ויולה

מגי, ברין

براين ماجي

برایان مگی سیاست‌مدار و فیلسوف بریتانیایی

매기, 브라이언 1930-

메기, B. 1930-

메기, 브라이언 1930-

マギー, ブライアン

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The philosophy of SchopenhauerAspects of WagnerThe great philosophers : an introduction to Western philosophyMen of ideasThe Tristan chord : Wagner and philosophyPopperPhilosophy and the real world : an introduction to Karl PopperMen of ideas : some creators of contemporary philosophyTalking philosophy : dialogues with fifteen leading philosophers